Edinson Cavani Showed His Class When Paris Saint-Germain Mocked Erling Haaland Earlier This Year
Edinson Cavani was one of the only Paris Saint-Germain players to not mock Erling Haaland in the Champions League earlier this year.
Cavani is on the verge of joining Manchester United and the experience he brings will be welcomed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The Uruguayan is one of the world's most decorated strikers but above all that, he seems to have the right personality.
PSG were involved in a feud with Borussia Dortmund forward Haaland back in February after he scored a brace against them in their last 16 first leg tie.
Erling Håland uploaded a snapchat before the game yesterday at his Paris hotel with the caption:
:speaking_head: "My City not yours."
Neymar uploaded the picture on his Instagram after the game with the caption:
:speaking_head: "Your City is in Norway bro go back. Paris is our city, not yours."
- Football Tweet (@Football__Tweet) March 12, 2020
An image of the 20-year-old captioned "My city, not yours" next to the word "PARIS" circulated online and ruffled the Ligue 1 side's feathers.
After victory in the second leg, PSG players decided to copy his 'tranquility' celebration on the pitch.
Don't exactly love them but it has to be Bayern doesn't it.
Even if you can get over the Qatari sportswashing, the mocking of Haaland, 19, showed the kind of characters the PSG players are. pic.twitter.com/8EY0JGx39v
- Sam Street (@samstreetwrites) August 23, 2020
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Well, nearly every player was on the pitch. Cavani was nowhere to be seen in the immediate aftermath and in the dressing room after the game, he cut a stoic figure as Kylian Mbappe and Neymar danced with glee.
Cavani was not only absent from PSG's post-game Haaland troll pic, he also set himself apart from his clownish teammates in this vid pic.twitter.com/OKewfIe7UE
- Martin da Cruz (@martindacruz_) March 12, 2020
It shows that while United may not be signing the 33-year-old at the peak of his powers, they will be signing a player ready to do a job professionally.
The Red Devils' interest in Cavani circulated on Saturday with the club keen to make signings before Monday's transfer deadline.
Within hours, an agreement for a two-year contract had been reached with the player and his agent, who will pocket £10 million from the deal.
Meanwhile, Cavani will earn around £200,000-a-week at Old Trafford making him one of their highest paid players.
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Featured Image Credit: Martin Da Cruz/Twitter & PA Images
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